The '''Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers''' ('''IEEE''') is a professional association
with its corporate office in New York City
and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey
. It was formed in 1963 from the amalgamation of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers
and the Institute of Radio Engineers
. Today, it is the world's largest association of technical professionals with more than 400,000 members in chapters around the world. Its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of Electrical engineering|electrical and electronic engineering
s, computer engineering
and allied disciplines.